Julia S. Gilbert was a seamstress.
Gilbert died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. She was 95.
She was born April 12, 1917 in Orangeburg, S.C. and relocated to Philadelphia in the late 1940’s. In 2003, Julia relocated to Alexandria, Va. She was educated in Orangeburg, S.C.
She met and married the late Foston Gilbert and from that union two children were born, Ronald Gilbert and Juley Gilbert.
She joined Mount Sinai Baptist Church in 1950 and was an active member for a long time.
Gilbert had a love for Atlantic City, N.J. where she spent a lot of time with her sister and daughter hoping to hit it big.
Gilbert was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.
She is survived by her children, Ronald Gilbert of Accokeek, Md. and Juley Gilbert of Sicklerville, N.J.; sister, Gertrude Wilkins; daughter-in-law, Regina Gilbert; granddaughter, Reyna Gilbert, and other relatives and friends.
Services will be private.
Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home P.A. of Waldorf, Md. handled the arrangements.